Biology, 2014

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Compare group:   Year 2013 (200 pcs) |   Year 2012 (86 pcs)

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Questions with more positive answers than the compare group
Does your school have a wireless network that is also accessible to students and visitors on their own devices?***
See question distribution: Does your school have a wireless network that is also accessible to students and visitors on their own devices?
Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Is there a wireless network in your school?***
See question distribution: Is there a wireless network in your school?
Own answers average 1.6
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I am familiar with the content of the plan guiding my school’s ICT development work.***
See question distribution: I am familiar with the content of the plan guiding my school’s ICT development work.
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I regularly follow social media networks to learn new things.***
See question distribution: I regularly follow social media networks to learn new things.
Own answers average -0.1
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
Students are allowed to use their own devices (such as laptops, smart phones, tablets) in my classes.***
See question distribution: Students are allowed to use their own devices (such as laptops, smart phones, tablets) in my classes.
Own answers average 1.1
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.00001 (clearly evident difference)
I can use mobile devices (e.g. smartphones, tablets).***
See question distribution: I can use mobile devices (e.g. smartphones, tablets).
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I utilize social media in my teaching.***
See question distribution: I utilize social media in my teaching.
Own answers average -0.3
Compare group answers average -0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I can utilize mobile devices for creating media contents (e.g. text, pictures, sound, video).***
See question distribution: I can utilize mobile devices for creating media contents (e.g. text, pictures, sound, video).
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.001 (evident difference)
I know how to utilize students' own mobile devices as a part of learning.**
See question distribution: I know how to utilize students' own mobile devices as a part of learning.
Own answers average 0.6
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I can use interactive whiteboard or similar interactive presentation equipment proficiently.**
See question distribution: I can use interactive whiteboard or similar interactive presentation equipment proficiently.
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Students use information and communications technology in most of my classes.**
See question distribution: Students use information and communications technology in most of my classes.
Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
There is arranged opportunities for sharing pedagogical tips for ICT usage in our work community.**
See question distribution: There is arranged opportunities for sharing pedagogical tips for ICT usage in our work community.
Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I get support and tips from my colleagues on how to use ICT in my teaching.**
See question distribution: I get support and tips from my colleagues on how to use ICT in my teaching.
Own answers average 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I utilize students abilities to solve technical problems.**
See question distribution: I utilize students abilities to solve technical problems.
Own answers average 1.2
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I utilize digital contents and digital learning environments to differentiate teaching.**
See question distribution: I utilize digital contents and digital learning environments to differentiate teaching.
Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average -0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I give support on pedagogical use of ICT to other teachers in my school.**
See question distribution: I give support on pedagogical use of ICT to other teachers in my school.
Own answers average -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
Is there a wireless network that works in every space in your school?**
See question distribution: Is there a wireless network that works in every space in your school?
Own answers average -0.2
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I understand the faily security risks of the internet and how to prepare for them.**
See question distribution: I understand the faily security risks of the internet and how to prepare for them.
Own answers average 1.1
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
I use video as a part of distance education.**
See question distribution: I use video as a part of distance education.
Own answers average -1.7
Compare group answers average -1.9
Statistical significance p < 0.01 (very significant difference)
How often do students create various media contents (e.g. images, sounds and videos) in your classes?*
See question distribution: How often do students create various media contents (e.g. images, sounds and videos) in your classes?
Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average -0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use the advanced features of a word processing software (e.g. styles and automatic indexes).*
See question distribution: I can use the advanced features of a word processing software (e.g. styles and automatic indexes).
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to utilize the communication tools of student administration software (e.g. Wilma, Helmi) to communicate with parents, colleagues and students.*
See question distribution: I know how to utilize the communication tools of student administration software (e.g. Wilma, Helmi) to communicate with parents, colleagues and students.
Own answers average 1.8
Compare group answers average 1.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know the digital material sources that are central for my teaching.*
See question distribution: I know the digital material sources that are central for my teaching.
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know what video-assisted teaching means and know some tools for video conferencing (e.g. Adobe Connect, Lync).*
See question distribution: I know what video-assisted teaching means and know some tools for video conferencing (e.g. Adobe Connect, Lync).
Own answers average -0.7
Compare group answers average -1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I'm interested in trainings on mobile devices.*
See question distribution: I'm interested in trainings on mobile devices.
Own answers average 0.8
Compare group answers average 0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
My school has jointly agreed objectives for making use of ICT in education.*
See question distribution: My school has jointly agreed objectives for making use of ICT in education.
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.2
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use email effectively (e.g. send attachments and use mailing lists).*
See question distribution: I can use email effectively (e.g. send attachments and use mailing lists).
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know the possibilities of Creative Commons licensed materials.*
See question distribution: I know the possibilities of Creative Commons licensed materials.
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can guide students to choose and compare different sources of information.*
See question distribution: I can guide students to choose and compare different sources of information.
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Students in my school collect a portfolio in a digital learning environment.*
See question distribution: Students in my school collect a portfolio in a digital learning environment.
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Students give me new ideas on how to use ICT in teaching.*
See question distribution: Students give me new ideas on how to use ICT in teaching.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use instant messaging tools (e.g. Skype, Google Talk, Lync).*
See question distribution: I can use instant messaging tools (e.g. Skype, Google Talk, Lync).
Own answers average -0.4
Compare group answers average -0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I organize teaching also outside the classroom utilizing mobile devices.*
See question distribution: I organize teaching also outside the classroom utilizing mobile devices.
Own answers average -0.8
Compare group answers average -1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can guide students on how to act online ("netiquette").*
See question distribution: I can guide students on how to act online ("netiquette").
Own answers average 0.9
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Choose the level that best describes your competence in terms of ICT use.*
See question distribution: Choose the level that best describes your competence in terms of ICT use.
Own answers average -1.2
Compare group answers average -1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use some word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Word, LibreOffice Writer).*
See question distribution: I can use some word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Word, LibreOffice Writer).
Own answers average 1.3
Compare group answers average 1.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I'm interested in trainings on information security and privacy policy.*
See question distribution: I'm interested in trainings on information security and privacy policy.
Own answers average 0.2
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I feel I am lonely when developing pedagogical use of ICT.*
See question distribution: I feel I am lonely when developing pedagogical use of ICT.
Own answers average -0.6
Compare group answers average -0.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
It is easy to start developing new approaches at my school.*
See question distribution: It is easy to start developing new approaches at my school.
Own answers average 0.7
Compare group answers average 0.6
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I would like to make more use of information and communications technology in education.*
See question distribution: I would like to make more use of information and communications technology in education.
Own answers average 1.1
Compare group answers average 1.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
There is a positive atmosphere in the working community towards trying out new things in teaching.*
See question distribution: There is a positive atmosphere in the working community towards trying out new things in teaching.
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I'm interested in trainings on basic computer skills.*
See question distribution: I'm interested in trainings on basic computer skills.
Own answers average 0.0
Compare group answers average -0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can guide students to adopt critical media literacy.*
See question distribution: I can guide students to adopt critical media literacy.
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.9
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use collaborative content creation tools (e.g. blogs, wikis).*
See question distribution: I can use collaborative content creation tools (e.g. blogs, wikis).
Own answers average -0.5
Compare group answers average -0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I know how to create materials with various media contents (e.g. images, sounds, video).*
See question distribution: I know how to create materials with various media contents (e.g. images, sounds, video).
Own answers average 0.1
Compare group answers average -0.1
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I'm interested in trainings on digital contents and learning environments.*
See question distribution: I'm interested in trainings on digital contents and learning environments.
Own answers average 1.6
Compare group answers average 1.4
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
I can use some presentation software (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint, LibreOffice Impress).*
See question distribution: I can use some presentation software (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint, LibreOffice Impress).
Own answers average 1.0
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Questions with more negative answers than the compare group
My employer has provided me with ICT equipment that meets my needs.*
See question distribution: My employer has provided me with ICT equipment that meets my needs.
Own answers average 0.5
Compare group answers average 0.8
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Constantly introducing new technologies into education is strenuous.*
See question distribution: Constantly introducing new technologies into education is strenuous.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.0
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
In my classes I have an Internet connection with sufficient speed and stability.*
See question distribution: In my classes I have an Internet connection with sufficient speed and stability.
Own answers average 0.4
Compare group answers average 0.7
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Our school has imminent technical support (e.g. digital janitor).*
See question distribution: Our school has imminent technical support (e.g. digital janitor).
Own answers average -0.0
Compare group answers average 0.3
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)
Devices and software I use operate well together.*
See question distribution: Devices and software I use operate well together.
Own answers average 0.3
Compare group answers average 0.5
Statistical significance p < 0.1 (significant difference)

*) The amount of stars implies the statistical significance

More often used devices and software

Below is shown the devices and software that are used more often when compared to the selected compare group.

Year 2014Year 2013
Sanomapro.fi5013
Google-sivustot292
Google Drive276
Otavan opepalvelu3712
Adobe Acrobat255
Sanakirja.org215
IPad opetussovelluksia144
Safari2714
Dropbox2412
Google Docs2816
SMART Notebook2314
Google+41
iOS137
Pinterest41
Perunakellari.fi31
Yle Elävä Arkisto3930
Google Images7667
Prezi149
Otava opepalvelu2115
Ekapeli31
IMovie95
Final Cut Pro95
KiVa-pelit73
Moodle149
YouTube8579
Twitter31
Google Earth7063
Google Translator2317
LibreOffice Writer63
Google Chrome4942
Linux74
Paint Shop Pro85

More rarely used devices and software

Below is shown the devices and software that are used more rarely when compared to the selected compare group.

Year 2014Year 2013
Opettaja.tv5572
Ylen opettaja.tv3143
Internet Explorer7180
Microsoft Paint1723